Oct. 29 to Nov. 10: Conversations in Spokane Explore Wildfire Management

Plus a series of political Think & Drinks just in time for the 2012 election, Speakers Bureau presentations across the state, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate presentations.

This Week & Next highlights upcoming events and news from Humanities Washington, our many community partners and like-minded organizations around the state.

Look for the latest edition every Monday morning, or check out our full calendar at Humanities.org.

THIS WEEK (Oct. 22-27, 2012)

SPARK PICK

Taylor Bridge Fire

Marshall’s photo of the Taylor Bridge Fire this year.

SPOKANE – Speakers Bureau’s John Marshall presents two conversations on wildfire management in Eastern Washington with his presentation Fire and Forests, East of the Cascade Divide. Marshall will be at the Shandle Branch Library Monday Oct. 29 [Details] and the South Hill Branch Library Tuesday Oct. 30 [Details].

NEXT WEEK (Oct. 28 to Nov. 3)

MONDAY (Nov. 5)

Horsey Obama

A cartoon of President Obama from one of David Horsey’s recent cartoons.

SEATTLE – Join Humanities Washington for our latest Think & Drink, Inkslingers: Dueling Cartoonists and the 2012 Election [Details]

EVERETT – A reading and discussion with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken [Details]

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas, Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums [Details]

WEDNESDAY (Nov. 7)

YAKIMA – Humanities Washington continues our 2012 election series of Think & Drink conversations with Lost in the Noise: Journalism Today and the 2012 Election [Details]

ELLENSBURG – Speakers Bureau’s John Marshall, Fire and Forests, East of the Cascade Divide [Details]

THURSDAY (Nov. 8)

Kathleen Flenniken

Kathleen Flenniken

ANACORTES – A reading and discussion with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken [Details]

SATURDAY (Nov. 10)

SPOKANE – The Spokane Fall Folk festival kicks off on Saturday with a huge variety of music. This event is supported by a grant from Humanities Washington [Details]

SEATTLE – Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken participates in TEDxRainier [Details]

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